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Correlational findings

Study Meredith (1984): study US 1982

Public:
16+ aged, recent refugees from Laos, USA, 1982
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 145
Non Response:
0%
Assessment:
Questionnaire: paper
Questionnaire filled out anonimously in presence of interviewer

Correlate

Authors's label
Optimism
Our Classification
Operationalization
Index of closed questions, rated on a 7-point Delighted-Terrible scale:
- how does the future look for you in  the United States?
- how does the future look for your children in the United States?

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a r = +.46 p < .01 O-DT-u-sqt-v-7-a Beta = +.26 ß controlled for:
- satisfaction with
  - self
  - leisure
  - USA
- perceived control